I lost my sense of self when I left the world of competitive figure skating.
It was one of the rougher times.
I never thought I was smart "enough".
I just felt...
IN MY OWN SKIN.
But through my own personal work and the skills I gained in graduate school,
I'm finally unafraid to be myself and
love all the parts of myself.
This person may be struggling to get out of bed or may be overwhelmed by their thoughts. Perhaps these habits impact their motivation or energy levels. This person may notice that their self-doubt interferes with their goals and overall meaning in life.
Trauma, depression, and anxiety.
My goal is to create a safe and non-judgmental space so that you can learn to cope with difficult feelings, identify ways to trust yourself and to trust others, and develop a sense of confidence in yourself to manage difficult situations.
Seeing their own resilience, their ability to witness their own capabilities. It's meaningful to work alongside my clients and to provide them with the skills to work through whatever challenges come their way. If you feel as though my approach fits with you, I'd love to chat over the phone.
Associate Marriage And Family Therapist, IMF#101433
M.A. Counseling Psychology, 2017 Santa Clara University
A.B. Degree in Psychology Harvard University 2012
American Psychological Association: Telepsychology Best Practices 101
PESI Education Management: Advanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Strategies For Chronic or Recurrent Depression & Anxiety,
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR),
Progressive Muscle Relaxation: Alleviate Tension, Pain, Fatigue, and Insomnia,
ADHD & Emotion Regulation.
Shapiro, S., Wang, M., & Peltason, E. (2015). What is mindfulness and why should organizations care about it? In Reb, J. & Atkins, P.W. (Eds.), Mindfulness in Organizations: Foundations, Research, and Applications. (pp. 17-41) Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
Santa Clara University Fellowship Counseling & Psychology Award 2013-2014, 2014-2015
Ranked 17th in 2007 US Nationals Senior Ladies in Figure Skating
Three Misconceptions About Anxiety
In this FREEBIE, you will get three pages of relaxation exercises to use in your everyday life, along with strategies to cope with anxiousness that comes up during meditation.